Py 3.3, unicode / upper()

wxjmfauth at gmail.com wxjmfauth at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 20:16:55 CET 2012


Le mercredi 19 décembre 2012 16:33:50 UTC+1, Christian Heimes a écrit :
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> I think Python 3.3+ is using uppercase mapping (uc) instead of simple
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> upper case (suc).

I think you are thinking correctly. This a clever answer.

Note: I do not care about the uc / suc choice. As long
there is consistency, I'm fine with the choice. Anyway, the
only valid "programming technique" on that field is to create
a dedicated lib for a given script (esp. French!)

jmf



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> Some background:
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> The old German Fractur has three variants of the letter S:
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>  capital s: S
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>  long s: ſ
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>  round s: s.
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> ß is a ligature of ſs. ſ is usually used at the beginning or middle of a
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> syllable while s is used at the end of a syllable. Compare Wachſtube
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> (Wach-Stube == guard room) to Wachstube (Wachs-Tube == tube of wax). :)
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> Christian




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